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Congratulations Yost Prize Winners!

Published: October 9, 2017

The Yost Prize is given annually in honor of Robert M. Yost for excellent performance in teaching.  Congratulations to our 2016-17 winners Jenna Donohue, Kim Johnston, and John Kardosh!

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In Memoriam: Tim Hall

Published: August 16, 2017

It is with great sadness that we report that our graduate alumnus Tim Hall has died.  Tim entered the graduate program in 1992 and finished his PhD in 2003. He spent time as a lecturer at UCLA, at the University of Vermont, and at Yale.  He then embarked upon a very successful career teaching and…

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Congratulations to Laura Gillespie!

Published: August 2, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Laura Gillespie has filed her dissertation, “On the Possibility and Permissibility of Interpersonal Punishment,” and it has been accepted. Her PhD degree will be awarded on September 15, 2017.

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Congratulations to Carnap Prize Winner!

Published: July 12, 2017

We’re pleased to announce that Kevin Lande is the winner of the 2016-17 Carnap Prize for his paper entitled “Parts of Perception.” More information regarding the prize can be found here and a list of previous Carnap Prize Essayists can be found here.

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Helen Lee Wins First-Place Presentation at the UCLA Humanities Dialogues Symposium

Published: June 20, 2017

Congratulations to Helen Lee, a second-year philosophy major, for her prize-winning presentation “Truth-Telling and Humanity: What Is Our Duty to Tell the Truth?” at the UCLA Humanities Dialogues Symposium, held June 2, 2017. You can read more about the Humanities Dialogues and Helen’s win at http://dailybruin.com/2017/06/04/humanities-dialogues-provides-casual-space-to-discuss-meaning-of-words/.

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Congratulations to Kalish Prize Winners

Published: May 19, 2017

The Kalish Prize is given annually in honor of Donald Kalish for intellectual excellence in one or more promising undergraduate student. Congratulations to our 2016-17 winners Tiffany Han, Shushan Ginosyan, Kartik Raj, and Eden Sayed.

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Seana Shiffrin Delivers Tanner Lectures

Published: May 19, 2017

Seana Shiffrin delivered the Tanner Lectures in Human Values in late April at UC Berkeley.  More information is available here: http://law.ucla.edu/news-and-events/in-the-news/2017/05/shiffrin-delivers-tanner-lectures-on-human-values-at-uc-berkeley/

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Gabbrielle Johnson Wins UCLA’s Distinguished Teaching Award

Published: April 26, 2017

Congratulations to Gabbrielle Johnson who has been chosen to receive UCLA’s Distinguished Teaching Award.  The award, which is given to only five teaching assistants on campus each year, recognizes extraordinary teaching.  We commend and thank Gabbrielle for her dedication, excellence, and innovation in teaching.

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